Crye-Leike Agents Excel in Marketing Premier Properties

Memphis, Tenn. –  Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that two of its sales associates, Linda Lewis and Kay Paul, both of Crye-Leike’s Collierville branch office, were recently awarded the company’s certified premier properties specialist (CPPS) designation which signifies excellence in marketing higher priced and estate properties in the Greater Memphis area. They are one of 57 Crye-Leike sales associates company wide who have achieved this designation.

“The CPPS designation, the benchmark of excellence in premier properties services, demonstrates to the public and to prospective clients in this high end market that our agents have taken steps to continue their education in marketing premier properties, and have the proven experience and training to deliver the highest level of ethical and professional service,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer.     Crye-Leike’s Certified Premier Properties Specialist Program includes completion of a highly specialized two-day training course on architecture, custom construction, insurance, appraisal, finance issues and interior and exterior design. Sales associates also must meet strict elective and experience requirements, one of which includes selling higher priced and estate properties.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 13th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South.  It has a network of over 2,300 sales associates and 63 branch and franchise offices located in 34 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida.  Crye-Leike attained sales of $ 3.17 billion and 22,198 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2002.